Man in Texas is sentenced to 10 years for intent to distribute synthetic marijuana

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'Spice' -- a designer synthetic cannabinoid.
‘Spice’ — a designer synthetic cannabinoid. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A man from Corpus Christi, Texas caught in June with around 700 packets of synthetic marijuana was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to NBC Texas News.

Abel Martinez, 28, pled guilty at his arraignment Monday for intent to distribute and for being a felon in possession of a handgun.

In addition to the synthetic marijuana, also known as spice, police confiscated two handguns and a rifle, as well as, a stolen bulletproof vest.

To read more about the case, see the full article.